Under $25 Treats…

Like most people who enjoy a glass of wine or two on a daily basis, I really have to watch my wallet when it comes to buying bottles during the week.  $15 is my ballpark budget most days, but when the weekend rolls around I can always find an excuse to squeeze an extra ten […]


WOLF BLASS GOLD LABEL BAROSSA SHIRAZ 2009, $25  If the heady, exotic perfume of red rose, anise, cigarbox, sweet dark cocoa, violets and seasoned leather don’t wow you, the succulent dark fruit flavours and velvety finish definitely will. It’s a sensational wine, in the true Aussie style but without a hint of jamminess. The acidity […]

Stalked by the ‘Digest, saved by the bottle…

How has your week been? Not too traumatic I hope. Sadly, I’ve suffered a fate in the last few days that I wouldn’t wish on my worst enemy. I’ve been found by Readers Digest. Only two years ago I celebrated finally being rid of those constant “Authorised Prize Guarantee” and pushy “Sweepstakes Chances” letters, but […]

Wolf Blass Grey Label Shiraz Cabernet 2009

Wolf Blass Grey Label Shiraz Cabernet 2009 $45  Created from fruit sourced from two regions in South Australia’s Limestone Coast, Robe and Mount Benson. It’s a wine that’s walking away with trophy’s left, right and centre – and it’s easy to see why because it’s just so incredibly well-built.  Lifted pepper and smoke wrap around […]

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